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HomeWorkshop on craftsy.com
Northern California, USA

Hello! I'm Kathy Barlow, textile designer and Chief Design Junkie behind the interior design blog, HomeWorkshop.com.

A working mom of two girls, my days are a whirlwind. My brain and sketchbooks ...

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Whopping Whale Speedy Pillow Shams

from Kathy @HomeWorkshop
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Whopping Whale Speedy Pillow Shams
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Whopping Whale Speedy Pillow Shams Iron on your stencil
Whopping Whale Speedy Pillow Shams Paint your shams super-fast!
Whopping Whale Speedy Pillow Shams Cut out your full-sized pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Anyone can whip out these Speedy Pillow Shams -- you only need to cut, iron and spray paint.

Pattern Description:

The Whopping Whale Speedy Pilllow Shams are perfect for your kids room, the beach house or for anyone with a love of the sea! Start with two simple white pillowcases and in less than a day, make a big graphic impact for your bedroom decor. Your download includes easy, step-by-step instructions and photos. And your pattern is full-sized so there is no need to enlarge it! The secrets to this gentle giant are the clean edges given by freezer paper stencils and the quick-to-apply, airbrushed effect of latex spray paint. Ready to float this guy onto the bed? Dive in and make the Whopping Whale!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • My standard pillowcases each measured 20" high by 27" wide.


  • Two White, Cotton, Standared-Sized Pillowcases, Freezer Paper (available at larger grocery stores, in the food wrap section), Piece of Lightweight Cardboard or a File Folder, Pencil, Scissors, Scotch Tape, Iron & Ironing Board, Latex Spray Paint in Light Blue and Light Green, Drop Cloth or Old Sheet, A Quarter

You Will Also Need:

  • A smile and maybe some good music.